With Pride Month comes the always fun and colorful Utah Pride Week, nicknamed Pride” Elevate. This means lots of events going on! Go to one or go to them all and show your support for the LGBTQA community! This list is for events held on Thursday and Friday. Saturday and Sunday events will be listed later in Part II.
June 1, 2017
- Utah Pride Festival Pre-Party hosted by Scofy’s (71716 S 900 E, Midvale) at 9pm. DJ and dancing to kickoff the Pride celecbrations. Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/114877719097814
- PRIDE Stay Woke – A spoken word event and cookout with dancing later in the evening, hosted by JAM SLC (751 N 300 W) at 7:30pm. Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/1345253042219574/
- 8th Annual Miss City Weekly Pride Pageant hosted by Viva La DIVA and SLC Weekly at Metro Music Hall (615 W 100 S) at 9pm. Watch as the most talented up-and-comers in drag compete for the crown and title of Miss City Weekly. Tickets are $15 at: https://cwstore.cityweekly.net/EventMicroSite/7405
June 2, 2017
- Kween PRIDE Friday with Nina Bo’Nina Brown hosted by Kween (219 S 600 W) at 9pm. Kween celebrates their very FIRST Gay Pride, as we bring to you Season 9’s breakout STAR Nina Bonina Brown! Get your pride colors ready, bring along your friends, as we turn up the heat for one PRIDE night to remember! $5 cover. Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/1671573923149676/
- The 28th annual RCGSE Gay Pride and Gay Pride Youth Pageant “Over the Rainbow” hosted by the Fraternal Order of Eagles hall (1104 W 2100 S). Come see performances by reigning members of the RCGSE and contestants compete for the title of Gay Pride and Gay Pride Youth! $7 cover. *Performance by the Beehive Broads troupe*. Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/740571002787667/?
- Weirdo Pride 18+ Queer Dance Party hosted by Club Area 51 (451 S 400 W) at 10pm. $5 for 21+, $7 for 18+. Kick off pride right with the WEIRDEST party in town! The all inclusive haven for Salt Lake City’s beautiful variety of LGBTQIA+/ally artists of all talents and walks of life. Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/1578117818867170/
- Pride RPDR Viewing Party and Blackout Rainbow Party hosted by JAM SLC (751 N 300 W) at 8pm. PRIDE WEEKEND PARTY!!! RuPaul’s Drag Race viewing Party with Kay Bye hosting, followed by the amazing Flame Fatale Presents the Pride Blackout Rainbow Party. Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/1936801023269219/
This list is not exclusive. There are countless events going on this week for Pride. Please enjoy responsibly.